This weekend Cool "Disco" Dan will emerge from the shadows to sign DVDs and posters at the DVD release of the movie about his life "The Legend of Cool 'Disco' Dan" at the AFI Silver Theatre in downtown Silver Spring.
Tonight's screening of the film will be hosted by Ron Moten, co-founder of Peaceoholics. Filmmakers Roger Gastman, Joseph Pattisall and Iley Brown will introduce the film and hold a Q&A session after each screening.
Cool "Disco" Dan will be on hand to sign DVDs or Posters after each 5:15 pm screening tonight, tomorrow night and Sunday night.
The documentary features a candid look at the music and graffiti subcultures of the 80's in Washington, D.C. Henry Rollins narrates the film and legends Marion Barry, Chuck Brown and DC Scorpio are all interviewed throughout with many other notables.
Paralleling Cool "Disco" Dan's rise to fame, the film also showcases the DC hardcore and GoGo genres and culture.
Event Information: DVD release and screening of the documentary "The Legend of Cool 'Disco' Dan" this weekend at AFI Silver Theatre 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Showtimes: Friday, October 18 5:15 pm, 7:30 pm and 9:45 pm, Saturday, October 19 5:15 pm, 9:45 pm, Sunday, October 20 5:15 pm, 7:30 pm. At the 7:30 pm and 9:45 pm shows, the first 100 guests to purchase the DVD after the screening will receive a free 18 x 24 screen printed poster signed by Cool "Disco" Dan. Tickets available at the box office or by logging on to www.afi.com/silver